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Seton Hall holds off DePaul men’s basketball 82-79

Seton Hall holds off DePaul men’s basketball 82-79

Ben Gartland

February 25, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Coming off only their second conference win of the season on Wednesday, DePaul men's basketball found themselves down by 20 in the second half. As they've had in multiple games this season, including Wednesday, DePaul came back. Sometimes they win, most time they get close. On Saturday, they got close....

Jessica January returns as DePaul women’s basketball cruises by Villanova 77-50

Jessica January returns as DePaul women’s basketball cruises by Villanova 77-50

Garret Neal

February 25, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

No. 19 DePaul women's basketball would cruise to a 77-50 victory over Villanova before a packed McGrath-Phillips arena Friday night, but all the focus was on the return of Jessica January.  The 2016 pre-season Big East player of the year had missed 15 games after fracturing her right index finger in...

DePaul men’s basketball knocks off Georgetown 67-65

DePaul men’s basketball knocks off Georgetown 67-65

Ben Gartland

February 22, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A wild ending helped DePaul men's basketball snap a ten-game losing streak as they defeated Georgetown 67-65 on Wednesday night. It was the Blue Demons' (9-19, 2-13 Big East) first road win of the year and effectively ended Georgetown's (14-14, 5-10) chance at an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. In...

DePaul University announces A. Gabriel Esteban as new, first lay president

DePaul University announces A. Gabriel Esteban as new, first lay president

Rachel Hinton

February 16, 2017


Filed under News

The board of trustees voted unanimously for Esteban to be the new president. There was a feeling that he, though not firmly connected to the Vincentian mission, will be able to advance DePaul’s mission and values while he is president. Esteban, who is currently the president of Seton Hall, will be...

Men’s basketball can’t handle no. 2 Villanova

Men’s basketball can’t handle no. 2 Villanova

Shane Rene

February 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Sometimes you need to win on offense, and sometimes you need to win on defense; when you play the defending national champions, you need to win on both ends of the floor. DePaul played tough defense in the opening minutes of Monday night’s highly anticipated rematch with the Villanova Wildcats,...

Men’s basketball crushed by Creighton in 93-58 loss

Men’s basketball crushed by Creighton in 93-58 loss

Shane Rene

February 11, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Chris Harrison-Docks was the only Blue Demon with a hot hand in the early-goings of the first half on Saturday afternoon against the Creighton Blue Jays, dropping 13 points (4-6 from three-point range) and corralling four steals. Billy Garrett Jr. and Eli Cain had a modest showing in the first 20...

No. 17 DePaul women’s basketball holds on against St. John’s 54-51

No. 17 DePaul women’s basketball holds on against St. John’s 54-51

Adeyemi Sosina

February 4, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Sports

A sea of pink filled McGrath-Phillips arena for Friday's DePaul and St. John's matchup — in honor of former NC State Coach Kay Yow, who battled with breast cancer. The foundation has raised awareness for breast cancer research since 2004. Through generous donations the foundation has raised funds, which ...

DePaul men’s basketball falls at last second to Georgetown

DePaul men’s basketball falls at last second to Georgetown

Shane Rene

February 4, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In a battle between Big East bottom-feeders DePaul (8-14, 1-8 Big East) and Georgetown (13-10, 4-6 Big East), the Blue Demons came within spitting distance of a win in another down-to-the-wire finish, falling 73-76 to the Hoyas on Tuesday night at Allstate Arena. “I thought both teams played well...

No. 21/20 DePaul women’s basketball rolls to 100-69 victory over Butler

No. 21/20 DePaul women’s basketball rolls to 100-69 victory over Butler

Shane Rene

January 14, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

With 21 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of Friday night’s game against Butler (5-12), DePaul (15-4) freshman forward Chante Stonewall knocked down a three-point jump-shot to eclipse 100 points and close out a 100-69 conference win at home. “I thought we came out with a good energy and...

University to install new door barricades

Brenden Moore

January 11, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

The university is in the process of installing new door barricades on the Lincoln Park and Loop campuses, Public Safety Director Bob Wachowski said in an email. The measure, Wachowski said, will allow the university in lockdown situations “to secure the classroom door from outside threats.” H...

Last-minute heroics lead DePaul men’s basketball over Providence 64-63

Last-minute heroics lead DePaul men’s basketball over Providence 64-63

Evan Rogerson

January 11, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In the final seconds of the game, Providence’s long inbounds pass was tipped away and chased down by Tre’Darius McCallum. Billy Garrett Jr. took the ball in the backcourt, drove left to the basket, and finished a tough reverse layup to tie the game with 4.7 seconds to play. He was fouled on the play...

Schulte’s 30 points lead no. 23/21 DePaul 79-65 over Creighton

Jack Higgins

January 5, 2017


Filed under News

Prior to their game Wednesday night, both DePaul and Creighton’s women’s basketball teams were exactly where they were supposed to be according to the preseason Big East coaches’ poll - tied for first place in the conference. Once the game was finished, however, DePaul had secured the sole fir...

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